The Blog Thing I’ve Put On The Side Is Already Paying Dividends.

In between waiting for updates on the ‘Hot Chicks with Douchebags’ blog, I noticed that Cinematical had a review of a new movie playing at the Sundance Film Festival.

The blogger doesn’t like it much, but for those of you who are interested in movies and advertising, here’s a movie about advertising: Art and Copy appears to be an uncritical, US-centric celebration of the history of commercials, featuring contributions from people like Cliff Freeman, George Lois, Lee Clow and Dan Wieden. It’s also backed by the One Club.

I’d be very surprised if it got a cinema release over here, despite being up for the Grand Jury Prize – something tells me the audience for the reminiscences of Mary Wells may be somewhat limited.

Then again, maybe it’ll be this year’s March of the Penguins.

Here’s an interview with the director and George Lois: